Thursday, October 6, 2016

Here are the scorecards for Rucker, Cazaly and Latrobe wards.





Latrobe Ward

These are the La Trobe Ward candidates who responded to questionnaires from the Darebin Community Network and Darebin Climate Action Now . All of these candidates promised not to accept campaign donations from property developers or gaming interests, directly or via intermediaries in this council election. They also all promised to take strong action on the climate emergency. Click on a candidate's name to read their responses to the Darebin Community network questionnaire. Their names are in alphabetical order.

Gaetano Greco - Independent
Alice Maddineni - Independent
Bethwyn Mell - Animal Justice Party
Suzanne Newton - Greens
Diana Pais - Independent

 
Councillor Tim Laurence (ALP) answered the climate questionnaire but not the questionnaire regarding developer and gaming interest donations.  This link will take you to the responses to the Darebin Climate Action Now questionnaire from the seven candidates.

Tuesday, October 4, 2016

Cazaly Ward

These are the Cazaly Ward candidates who responded to the Darebin Community Network questionnaire. All of these candidates promised not to accept campaign donations from property developers or gaming interests, directly or via intermediaries in this council election. Click on a candidate's name to read their responses to the questionnaire. Their names are in alphabetical order.

Steph Amir - Greens
Michael Cornthwaite - ALP supported
Jessica Doyle - Independent
Russell Hayward - Australian Progressives
Bo Li - Independent
Brian Sanaghan - Independent
Lori-Anne Sharp - Independent
Andrew Thackrah - ALP supported
Mark Tregonning - Greens
Craig Walters - Independent
Adrian Whitehead - Independent, Save the Planet

These same candidates also responded to the Darebin Climate Action Now questionnaire. Click on the links below to see their responses. 

Bo Li - Independent
Brian Sanaghan - Independent
Lori-Anne Sharp - Independent
Andrew Thackrah - ALP supported
Mark Tregonning - Greens
Craig Walters - Independent
Adrian Whitehead - Independent, Save the Planet


Rucker Ward

These are the Rucker Ward candidates who responded to a Darebin Community Network questionnaire. All these candidates promised not to accept campaign donations from property developers or gaming interests, directly or via intermediaries in this council election. Click on their names to see their responses in full. Their names are in alphabetical order.
 
Bryony Edwards - Independent -Save the Planet
Tom Hannan - Greens supported
Liz Landray - ALP supported
Kim Le Cerf - Greens lead candidate
John MacIsaac - Liberal party member, not endorsed (late return)
Trent McCarthy - Greens lead candidate
Nick McCubbin - ALP linked (late return)
David Redfearn - ALP supported
Susan Rennie - Independent
Ash Verma  - ALP supported (late return)

Eight of these candidates also completed a Darebin Climate Action Now questionnaire and all of these supported strong action on the climate emergency. Click on the links below to see their responses. 

Bryony Edwards - Independent -Save the Planet
Tom Hannan - Greens supported
Liz Landray - ALP supported
Kim Le Cerf - Greens lead candidate
Trent McCarthy - Greens lead candidate
Nick McCubbin - ALP linked independent (late return)
David Redfearn - ALP supported
Susan Rennie - Independent




Saturday, October 1, 2016

Darebin Councillor Steven Tsitas charged over CEO's $395,000-a-year contract.


Darebin residents deserve better. Clean up Darebin council at the elections.

http://www.theage.com.au/victoria/darebin-councillor-steven-tsitas-charged-over-ceos-395000ayear-contract-20160905-gr92p3.html